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Kanopy Dance

329 W. Mifflin St.
Madison, WI 53703

Kanopy Dance Company, a resident company of the Overture Center for the Arts, combines the dramatic physicality of modern dance, contemporary ballet and dance-theater. Kanopy’s award-winning co-artistic directors, Robert E. Cleary and Lisa Thurrell, are celebrated dancers and choreographers.


Kanopy  has a strong regional and national presence working collaboratively with cutting edge companies, attracting dancers and choreographers who are shaping the modern dance scene. In 2013, Kanopy also formed an ongoing cultural partnership with NYC’s Martha Graham Dance Company.


In addition to performing at Madison’s Overture Center for the Arts, and touring to Chicago, Minneapolis and New York City, Kanopy engages in numerous outreach programs throughout the region.


Kanopy’s Dance Academy, taught by world acclaimed guest artists and Kanopy’s exceptional faculty, offers a comprehensive program of modern dance, choreography and ballet for dancers of all ages and backgrounds to help train artists and art lovers. Kanopy 2, its “second” company, offers a rigorous pre-professional training program open to exceptional students of dance by audition only.


For more information, please contact Susanne Voeltz  at or (608) 284-0848.